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The Failure of a Project: Gezi Park and more

Last October, when the New Museum organized the first international IDEAS CITY Conference in Istanbul, the city’s immense beauty, cultural and historical significance, as well as its hyper-ambitious… Read more

06/20/13
by Vasif Kortun, Director of Research and Programs at SALT Galata, Istanbul, with an introduction by Corinne Erni, Project Manager, IDEAS CITY
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IDEAS CITY
Istanbul
SALT Galata

What’s Art Got To Do With It?

Brazilianification is a term that was coined to describe the process in which the middle class disappears and the gulf between the upper and lower classes widens. On my recent trip to São Paulo (where… Read more

01/10/13
by Corinne Erni, Project Manager, IDEAS CITY
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IDEAS CITY
São Paulo
Brazil
Brazilianification
Social Service of Commerce
SESC

A Prompt for Architectural Theory

Following a lively exchange on the topic of networks during an IDEAS CITY: Istanbul panel, Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler closed with a jarring prompt. “Perhaps,” he considered aloud, “networks… Read more

11/21/12
by Troy Conrad Therrien, Partner, Therrien–Barley
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IDEAS CITY
Istanbul
Untapped Capital
architecture

IDEAS CITY: Istanbul Workshops or A Byzantine Experience

How to write about an event in another city when my memory has been interrupted by a devastating event in my own city? Is there a connection between out-of-control urban transformation in Istanbul and… Read more

11/08/12
by Corinne Erni, Project Manager, IDEAS CITY
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IDEAS CITY
Istanbul
SALT Galata

IDEAS CITY: Istanbul—Tossing Adjectives

The New Museum took its movable project, IDEAS CITY, to Istanbul—invited there by the Istanbul Design Biennial and sponsored by Audi Urban Future Initiative. We hosted a keynote address by Amanda Burden,… Read more

11/07/12
by Richard Flood, Director of Special Projects and Curator at Large
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IDEAS CITY
Istanbul
Untapped Capital

IDEAS CITY: Istanbul or “How to obtain a building permit for Central Park?”

New York is a truly “global city” and Istanbul is rapidly becoming one as numerous figures indicate. Istanbul is one of the twenty most visited cities in the world, ranked ninth in terms of international… Read more

11/06/12
by Yaşar Adnan Adanalı, Urban blogger, Mutlukent (Happy City), Reclaim Istanbul
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Central Park
New York City
IDEAS CITY
Istanbul
Untapped Capital

IDEAS CITY: Istanbul—Amanda Burden’s Keynote

As the design community descended upon Istanbul for its inaugural Design Biennial, the New Museum presented IDEAS CITY: Istanbul—a three-day conference exploring the future of cities around the globe… Read more

IDEAS CITY: Istanbul—Crossing the Bridge

He had appeared out of nowhere, observing me with squinted eyes. He started waving at me, agitatedly signaling that I should follow him. The Turkish flatbread seller was not thin so his entire body wobbled.… Read more

09/28/12
by Corinne Erni, IDEAS CITY Festival Manager
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IDEAS CITY
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